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2017-2018 Chesapeake College Catalog
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  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Chesapeake College Catalog

Theatre and Performance Studies Certificate (220)


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AWARD:  Certificate

PROGRAM MISSION:  The Chesapeake College Theatre and Performance Studies Certificate program is designed for students who seek a career in the performing arts or who wish to transfer to a four-year institution.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Theatre and Performance Studies Certificate  is designed for students who would like to pursue a career in the performing arts as a technician, performer, writer, researcher, entrepreneur, or arts manager. Students should consult with an academic advisor in planning an appropriate program.

PROGRAM GOALS:  The Theatre and Performance Studies Certificate program will:

  • Facilitate proficiency in content knowledge and skills for technical theatre and theatre performance
  • Provide students with a broad understanding of performance theory, theatre history, and dramatic literature.
  • Prepare students to transfer to a four-year institution pursuing a degree in theatre.

 STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES: Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Read, analyze, and write about performance effectively.
  • Demonstrate basic performance skills in scripted classical and contemporary dramatic literature as well as improvisation and devised performance.
  • Demonstrate basic theatre production skills in stage management, lighting, costuming, set construction, and properties construction.
  • Communicate a broad, interdisciplinary understanding of performance theory, theatre history, and dramatic literature.
  • Communicate a comprehensive understanding of professional theatre practices, techniques, and professional roles.

CONTACT PERSON:  Dr. Robert Thompson

 

Program Requirements


[Courses Appear in Recommended Sequence.]

Spring Semester II:


MINIMUM REQUIRED CREDITS: 19


Note(s):


♦ Must be taken within the first 12 hours unless exempted by meeting established standards.

Theatre Electives


Can be satisfied by any of the following courses (not otherwise included as a program requirement):

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